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Button Ball is our annual black tie gala that is always a memorable event. With previous guest speakers such as Elizabeth Smart, R.A. Dickey, and Aly Raisman, it will be a night you will never forget. This year, our event features Nona Jones!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
Because it was so well received for 2021, Button Ball 2022 will again be in the fall. It will take place at the beautiful Saint Elle in Nashville!
Sponsorships are available (See below for more information) - Tables and individual tickets are on sale now
Special guest speaker
Nona Jones is an internationally renowned speaker, preacher and business executive. Her memoir Success from the Inside Out with Zondervan Publishers chronicles her journey as a survivor of childhood sexual abuse who has gone on to achieve immense career success despite being labeled a problem child at an early age. At 37-years-old, Nona has become a recognized voice of hope, healing and inspiration, using her platform to equip people to rise from their past pain into a fulfilling future.
Nona currently serves as Global Head of Faith-Based and Diverse Partnerships at Meta. She is recognized as one of the world’s foremost experts on leveraging social technology for ministry, motivating thousands of church leaders each year to reimagine social media as a strategic tool for ministry.
Nona has been profiled by ESSENCE Magazine as an “Under 40 Woman to Watch” and Florida Trend Magazine as one of Florida’s “30-Something All Stars.” A sought-after public-speaker, she has delivered keynote addresses for the United Nations former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Master of Business Administration from the University of Florida, where she has been recognized as an Outstanding Young Alumnus.
For more information about Nona, visit www.nonajones.com.
Davis House is monitoring the COVID situation in our community very closely.
Being mindful of the ongoing recommendations with COVID-19, Button Ball 2021 is taking place in an outdoor, open-air venue at Homestead Manor in Thompson’s Station, TN. We have lowered seating capacity to accommodate for adequate distancing. Face coverings are recommended regardless of vaccination status, and hand sanitizing opportunities will be available throughout the venue. If you have had direct COVID-19 exposure, are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, or are not feeling well prior to or day-of the event, we ask that you please allow someone to attend the event in your place. As always, #ittakesacommunity to help our towns and civic spaces be safer for everyone.
Tickets available now!
5:30pm – 7:00pm – Cocktail Reception
7:00pm – 7:40pm – Dinner
7:40pm – 8:15pm – Crystal Bowersox performance
8:15pm – Dessert & Fund the Mission
8:45 pm – Nona Jones speaks
9:30pm – 10:15pm – Close silent auction / Live auction begins
10:15pm – 11:00pm – Dancing
Our venue this year is the beautiful Saint Elle, an 8,000 square foot event space filled with natural light and a focus on fresh, modern touches which compliment the historic architecture.
Mojo Pork Taco
Tostones, Avocado Mousse
Potato & Corn Empanada (vegetarian)
Melted Leeks, Grilled Vegetables
Sour Potato & Dill Flatbread
Plancha Beets, Arugula, Goat Cheese Crema, Chimichurri
Banana Leaf Short Rib & Mole
Corvina, Lemon Salsa Verde
Coffee Roasted Carrots, Blue Cheese Crema, Micro Radish
Creamy Polenta, Smoked & Braised Greens
Rum Soaked Pear Cake, Brown Sugar, Crème Anglaise
All sponsors will be featured on-screen at the event
Tickets available now!
We will also distribute a program at the event to each attendee.
THANK YOU to our sponsors!
Past Event Sponsors and Partners
Patron & Friend of Davis House Sponsors